Definitions

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  • noun A maize porridge, originating in Romania.

Etymologies

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From Romanian mămăligă, itself of unknown origin.

Examples

  • I should point out that this is more of a cooking guideline than a recipe, because we never measure when making mamaliga, which is a traditional Romanian sidedish, probably eaten more regularly than bread in the countryside.

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  • After this Hadise was welcomed with a traditional foods calls mamaliga and she enjoy of romanian food.

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  • I had for breakfast more paprika, and a sort of porridge of maize flour which they said was "mamaliga," and egg-plant stuffed with forcemeat, a very excellent dish, which they call "impletata."

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  • The Servian peasants, however, have little respect for heroes -- at least, for ancient ones -- and the barbarians of seventeen or eighteen centuries appear to have lighted their fires and cooked their 'mamaliga' [21] against the tablet until it presents the appearance of a blackened mass.

    Roumania Past and Present

  • I had for breakfast more paprika, and a sort of porridge of maize flour which they said was "mamaliga," and egg-plant stuffed with forcemeat, a very excellent dish, which they call "impletata."

    Dracula

  • I had for breakfast more paprika, and a sort of porridge of maize flour which they said was "mamaliga", and egg-plant stuffed with forcemeat, a very excellent dish, which they call "impletata".

    Dracula

  • Northern Italian polenta (or Romanian mamaliga, just about the same thing - my grandparents were born in Transylvania, so this is comfort food for me)

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  • Northern Italian polenta (or Romanian mamaliga, just about the same thing - my grandparents were born in Transylvania, so this is comfort food for me)

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  • Northern Italian polenta (or Romanian mamaliga, just about the same thing - my grandparents were born in Transylvania, so this is comfort food for me)

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  • Northern Italian polenta (or Romanian mamaliga, just about the same thing - my grandparents were born in Transylvania, so this is comfort food for me)

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